Francis Darwin Court, Cambridge CB4

Francis Darwin Court, Cambridge CB4

1 Bedroom | Leasehold | 1 Bath

Guide price £190,000
Cambridge North 1.9 miles
Gilbert Road 0.1 miles
Akeman Street 0.1 miles

Spacious ground floor one bedroom maisonette in a convenient and well-served location just a short distance from Cambridge City centre.

Spacious ground floor one bedroom maisonette in a convenient and well-served location just a short distance from Cambridge City centre.

- City centre – 1.3 miles
- Cambridge Science Park – 2.4 miles

1 bedroom • Sitting / dining room • Kitchen • Double bedroom • Communal gardens and parking space • EPC rating C

Francis Darwin Court is a small and established
development of maisonettes just a short distance from city centre and local amenities, including a nearby Co-op food store, post office, pharmacy and food establishments. The property also benefits from easy access to the city centre, the Cambridge North train station with links to London and the region’s main commuter routes, including the A14,
A10 and M11.

This spacious maisonette offers a great opportunity for first time buyers, downsizers and investment buyers.

Briefly the accommodation comprises an entrance hall, double bedroom, kitchen, sitting room and bathroom. The sitting room is a particularly great space, with a door directly to the communal garden and also linking nicely with the kitchen. The kitchen is situated to the front of the property and equipped with numerous wall and base units, sink and drainer and offers space for a washing machine, freestanding oven and an under counter fridge. The double bedroom enjoys a garden aspect and the additional benefit of a built-in
wardrobe. The bathroom is of a good size and fully tiled comprising a bath with shower over, wc and pedestal wash hand basin.

The property is double glazed throughout and is offered for sale with no onward chain. Outside, there is a residents shared car park, a secured shared cycle shed, a communal laundry building and a communal garden which is situated behind the properties and car park, making it a usable and peaceful outdoor space.

Tenure: Leasehold. 115 years from 2003. Service charge approx. £300 per annum. Ground Rent £10 per annum.
Services: Mains gas, water and electricity are connected.
Local Authority: Cambridge City Council
Council Tax Band: B

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